Farm Credit Mid-America Appoints New Chief Financial Officer



Steve Zagar assumes role in August

August 02, 2018    |    News Stories
Louisville, Ky. (August 2, 2018) – Farm Credit Mid-America today announced the appointment of Steve Zagar as the organization’s new chief financial officer.  

Steve Zagar assumed his role as senior vice president chief financial officer on August 1, 2018. In this position, Zagar will head the financial operations and loan accounting functions at the Association. He currently serves on the board of the Farm Credit Employees Federal Credit Union.  

Zagar has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Previously, he was the vice president of accounting operations at Farm Credit Mid-America, and has held positions at several other financial service organizations in Kentucky, including roles in finance, accounting and audit.  

Dan Wagner will now assume the role of executive vice president chief operating officer, where he will lead the financial operations, loan accounting, information technology, business process support and strategic project management functions at Farm Credit Mid-America.  

Wagner joined the organization in 2012 as senior vice president chief information officer and has held two other positions within the Farm Credit System. He graduated from Chadron State College with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and information management systems, and he obtained his Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Nebraska.  

“Today, our executive leadership team is proud to appoint two well-deserving individuals in Steve Zagar and Dan Wagner,” said Bill Johnson, president and chief executive officer, Farm Credit Mid-America. “This signals a bright future for our customers as well as our organization.”    

About Farm Credit Mid-America
Farm Credit Mid-America is a financial services cooperative and has served the credit needs of farmers and rural residents across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee for over a century. Backed by the strength of nearly 100,000 customers and $22 billion in assets, Farm Credit Mid-America provides loans for real estate, operating, equipment, housing and related services such as crop insurance and vehicle, equipment and building leases. For more information, call 1-800-444-FARM or visit